2. Extension of metropolitan area
(1) The Governor may from time to time by regulation amend the metropolitan area ¾
(a) by adding any area to the metropolitan area or by subtracting any area from the metropolitan area; or
(b) by deleting and substituting the metropolitan area.
(2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may provide that this Act, as amended by those regulations, may be cited in the manner specified in those regulations.
(3) Notwithstanding any increase in the metropolitan area effected by the regulations made under subsection (1) any act or thing lawfully commenced and not discontinued or abandoned, before the coming into operation of those regulations in an area which was not included in the metropolitan area before that coming into operation but which is in the metropolitan area after that coming into operation may be continued as if those regulations had not come into operation.
[Section 2 inserted by No. 77 of 1981 s.4.]